soup sandwich

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Someone or something that is not as it should be; something disorganized or unfinished.

Etymology:

  • An expression of military origin, calling to mind a picture of soup being poured over bread.
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That's as messed up as a soup sandwich.
That guy is a big soup sandwich.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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